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The gold bug and other tales of mystery

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Published by Classic Pub. Corp. in San Rafael, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery and detective stories.,
  • Short stories.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edgar Allan Poe ; illustrated by Al Davidson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.P7515 Go
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24208395M
    OCLC/WorldCa7675785


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“The Gold-Bug” belongs to the small group of stories that Edgar Allan Poe called “tales of ratiocination,” that is, tales in which logical reasoning is employed to solve a puzzle.

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